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  • Country Of Northern Ireland
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    Ireland Ireland is a country in Europe with a coast on the Atlantic Ocean. It is called the Emerald Isle because of its green color. Its people derived mainly from Great Britain. Most of the population is Roman Catholic. The Climate is much like ours. The republic of Ireland covers 83% of its stand with the other 17%containing the country of Northern Ireland. There are twenty-six counties in the Republic with the over-all capitol of Dublin. The six northeastern counties form the county of Northe...
  • United Kingdom The Southern Counties Of Ireland
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    The modern political history of Ireland can be separated into two time periods. The first period is it's time spent under British rule as only one territory of the United Kingdom. The second period, which represents the beginning of the modern Irish state, took place during the early twentieth century. The road to national sovereignty was neither easy nor short as Britain was far from eager to let its dependent state go. The first organized movement towards independence occurred in 1916 when rev...
  • Irish Republic And Northern Ireland
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    Republic of Ireland Business Research Proposal History On April 18, 1949, Former Eire became the Republic of Ireland, formally free of allegiance to the British crown and no longer a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. Following the next month, the British Parliament confirmed the status of Northern Ireland as part of the United Kingdom until its own parliament chose otherwise. The deal allowed Ireland to retain the economic benefits of Commonwealth membership and it extended to Irish citizen...
  • Northern Ireland Article 1 The Two Governments
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    ANGLO-IRISH AGREEMENT 1985 between THE GOVERNMENT OF IRELAND andTHE GOVERNMENT OFTHE UNITED KINGDOM CONTENTS A. STATUS OF NORTHERN IRELAND B. THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL CONFERENCE C. POLITICAL MATTERS D. SECURITY AND RELATED MATTERS E. LEGAL MATTERS, INCLUDING THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE F. CROSS-BORDER CO-OPERATION ON SECURITY, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL MATTERS G. ARRANGEMENTS FOR REVIEW H. INTERPARLIAMENTARY RELATIONS I. FINAL CLAUSES The Government of Ireland and the Government of the United...
  • Eyes Of Many Irish Patriots The Rebellion
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    On Easter Monday, April 24, 1916, a force of Irishmen attempted to seize Dublin, with the ultimate intention of eliminating British rule and creating a completely independent Ireland. Their leaders, such as Patrick Pearse and James Connolly, knew that they were destined to die, but saw the importance of independence, thus the rebellion was inevitable. In the eyes of many the rebellion was a complete failure, with the loss of lives and damage of buildings, but in the eyes of many Irish patriots t...
  • North And West By The Caledonian Mountains
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    Geo essayIrelandIreland is an island on the western fringe of Europe between latitude 51 1/2 and 55 1/2 degrees north, and longitude 5 1/2 to 10 1/2 degrees west. Its greatest length, from Malin Head in the north to Mize n Head in the south, is 486 km and its greatest width from east to west is approximately 275 km. Since 1921 the island has been divided politically into two parts. The independent twenty-six county area, comprising 70,282 sq. km, has a population of 3,523,401 (1991). Northern Ir...
  • St Patrick
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    Patrick was born about 390 AD in Scotland. As a youth he was kidnapped by Irish raiders and sold into slavery in Ireland. He escaped six years later and fled to Gaul. After several years of monastic life, he returned to Ireland in 432 AD as a missionary to the people there. Legend has it that he drove all of the snakes out of the country. It is said that he used the three-leafed shamrock to explain the concept of the Trinity; hence its strong association with his day and name. St. Patrick is a h...
  • Ireland's Population
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    Need Potential of Ireland The population of Ireland in 1998 was estimated to be 3,626,952. Included in this population were 1,800,232 males and 1,826,720 females. Ireland's population has been steadily increasing over the past ten years and is expected to grow at the same steady rate for the next five years. The increase in population has been attributed the increase in birthrate. The ratio of men to woman has made a tremendous change from year to year. Until 1996 the male population had been th...
  • 16 Education Ireland
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    SOCIAL CUSTOMS Every country has it's own social customs and gestures. Ireland has its share of social customs that differ from the United States, but for the most part the countries are relatively similar. Friendliness and hospitality have always been the hallmark of the Irish people. People in Ireland react to strangers very politely, as you would expect in most parts of the United States. The attitude toward foreigners in Ireland is reasonably friendly, and welcoming, as opposed to being host...
  • Ireland Pg 37 The Celtic People
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    Why are the Irish so lucky? What is a leprechaun? Is there really gold at the end of a rainbow? And why does everyone drink green beer on St. Patrick's Day? These questions all have one thing in common, they are myths from the Emerald Isle we all call Ireland. In this paper I will try to explain these myths through Ireland's people, their Celtic tradition, and their religion. To understand the people of Ireland, you first need to understand where Ireland is and what it's like there. Ireland is a...
  • Christianity In Ireland
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    Ireland: An Expansion through Time The Romans were the first true force to convert to Christianity. During their reign they would conquer and command heathen tribes into obeying this new found religion. However, the Roman Empire would decay, disappear and then it was left to another group to take over. The Irish would eventually become a driving force behind Christianity; peaceably converting and forming new ideas and thought behind the religion itself. Thus, the Irish unknowingly save civilizat...
  • English Colony In Ireland
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    Ireland is an island country lying to the west of Great Britian. It is separated from Great Britain by St. George's Channel, the Irish Sea and the Northern Channel. At its greatest length, from northeast to southwest, it measures three hundred and two miles. The first human settlements on the island on the northeastern edge of Europe were made relatively late in European prehistory, about six thousand B.C. It remained relatively uninhabited and un invaded. The only knowledge of this Ireland is t...
  • Irish Stereotypes
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    Irish Stereotypes The Irish people have been on the receiving end of many racial stereotypes. When they migrated to America because of lack of jobs, poor living conditions, and many other reasons they were treated as the lowest member of the social class. They were given jobs that were thought to be too unsafe for blacks to carry out because the loss of a slave was an out of pocket expense (Kinsella, 2002). But The Irish were not only discriminated against in America, but in their own country as...
  • Aib And Bank Of Ireland
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    AIB group is Ireland's leading banking and financial services organisation. It operates principally in Ireland, Britain, the USA, Poland and Asia. The group employs over 31,000 people worldwide in more than 1,000 offices. The group has four main divisions: . AIB BANK: This consists of the group's retail and commercial activities in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Britian, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. It also includes Ark Life and other specialist business offering credit c...
  • Conflicts Between Catholics And Protestants In Ireland
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    The Irish revolt, or problem as it is viewed in England, began with the granting of Irish land to English and Scottish noble men. The former owners were displaced. The anger of the Roman Catholics was intense when they were forced out of their homes and pushed to adopt Protestantism. "The devotion of the Irish to their Catholic church is both a blessing and a curse" (Pomeray, 91). Throughout history, the Irish have endured conflict and persecution as a result of their devotion. The conflicts bet...
  • Irish Nationalist Party
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    1.1. 0 Revolutionary Nationalists (period of time: 1790-1919) The Revolutionary Nationalists were the first people to begin the fight for independence. They were influenced by the revolutions in America and France at the end of the 18th century. There ordinary people had overthrown their kings and set up governments which gave equal rights to everyone. Revolutionary Nationalists thought that Ireland also needed a new system. This new system the revolutionary nationalists demanded was supposed to...
  • Northern Ireland's Political Union With Great Britain
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    A His troy of the Troubles in Northern Ireland "The only way to beat the British Monarch is to refuse its existence and believe that the Irish Republic is real and alive. Now, if I die, who will take my place?" These powerful words were said by an Irish martyr, Michael Collins, who's unyielding determination as a Nationalist and a Catholic served as inspiration to continue in the struggle that the province of Northern Ireland is still engaged in today. But, from where did this all originate, wha...
  • Fight For Irish Independence And Ireland
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    William Butler Yeats fought for Irish Independence through his writing his entire life. The Abbey theatre became one of his most effective weapons in Yeats's war against the English colonial force. People would not only attend the theatre to experience Yeats's plays, going to the theatre became a political statement, like playing the Irish game hurling instead of the popular English sport soccer. Of all the plays performed at the Abbey Theatre, once known as the National Theatre for Irish Indepe...
  • Honor Of Bram Stoker
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    Abraham "Bram" Stoker was born in Clontarf, Dublin on November 8, 1847. His father (who was unnamed) was a civil servant and his mother, Charlotte, was a charity worker and writer. Sickly and bedridden as a child. Mother use to tell Stoker numerous horror stories as a child. Graduated Trinity College at Dublin with honors in mathematics in 1867. In college he was named University Athlete for marathon running and soccer. Was a robust and genial young man. He was outgoing, bearded and deft in deba...
  • Growth Rate Of The Irish Economy
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    GDP GROWTH Ireland - the Celtic Tiger (This is my section) I'll obviously focus on Ireland. The Celtic Tiger, Ireland has benefited incredibly from its membership in the European Union, both through financial aid and through inward investment by companies opening factories in the country to gain access to European markets and take advantage of the country's low rate of corporation tax. As you can see, Ireland has been growing a remarkable rate, due mainly to a pro- business stance, low corporate...

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